Getting Fat on Keto

Keto is all the current rage for weight loss, but is it possible to get fat on Keto? First, what is Keto and why is it so popular? Like Atkins, Keto is a very low carbohydrate diet where most of your calories come from fat and protein rather than carbohydrates. On Keto, you drastically cut…

Is Keto a Miracle Diet?

Is Keto a miracle diet? With it’s popularity, you might think so. While being an effective diet to bring down weight, it is no miracle, no matter what some people might think. Personally, I believe that it is unnecessarily too restrictive in carbohydrate intake. And, it can actually cause some people health problems over time….

Sugar Is Not a Food Group

Sugar is not a food group! It is simply an ingredient used in a lot of foods. Why am I stating the obvious? I am stating this because there have been people who got confused about giving up entire foods when I have advised them to only give up sugar. My friends, many people believe…

Food Prep for Success!

  Chaos Reigns! Food prepping will simply your morning routine and make you more effective all day. A lot of us know the feeling of rushing out the door with a protein shake in one hand, car keys in another and forgetting our billfold. This kind of disorganization comes from a lack of preplanning. I…

Health Benefits of a Grocery List

Family Tradition Weight management and health were a central theme in my home as a child. One of the key components to keeping our weight under control was home cooking. We ate out once a week as a treat. My mother was very frugal and made a detailed grocery list so that she would have…

Should You Quit a Diet for Pregnancy?

Some women feel the need to quit a diet for pregnancy. I know from different weight loss social media groups this is common thinking. But, why should the concept of quitting a diet for pregnancy even be necessary? The only solid reason I can think of is the diet you might be quitting would be…

Tips to Stop Overeating!

Stop overeating today! If we are being intellectually honest, overeating is the reason why most of us have ever been overweight. You know this, as well as I do. We never get overweight from eating small meals. Our girth does not grow when we practice portion control. We gain too much weight when we overeat,…

Diet Culture vs: Nutrition Culture

Dangerous Trend  “Diet Culture” is a phrase that intends to discredit anyone who is trying to improve their health or change their looks. As a result, rants against the “Diet Culture” are rampant. The self-acceptance movement has gone overboard with this. Criticizing someone for trying to lose weight or work out is bullying. I don’t…

What’s the Best Diet for Weight Loss?

With all the diet plans available, how do you know which diet is best for your weight loss? Could it be the Keto diet, or possibly Veganism that is best for you? Have you considered any of the commercially available programs that charge you monthly fees? Or do you prefer some of the fads and…

Help! I Can’t Stop Overeating!

Help, I can’t stop overeating is something we hear often in the business of weight management. People want to be told how to stop over eating, but they seldom want to hear hard truths. I can tell you all the usual methods such as: Chew your food slowly. Limit your distractions. Limit portion sizes. Stay…